2020: Hope vs Hopelessness and Looking Forward

2020 has been a year of contrasts. On the one hand, we’ve watched the suffering of so many of our friends, community members, and businesses as they’ve struggled and persisted during this extremely challenging year. We’ve also seen the exhaustion that many have felt during this seemingly endless pandemic and hope has gradually been depleted. … Continued

Filed under: eLearning, eLearning Courses, Ergonomic Principles, Ergonomics for Home Offices, Home Office Ergonomics, Remote Work, Tips for Working from Home, Working from Home

Tips for Overcoming “Zoom Fatigue” & Coping with Online Meetings

There have been lots of articles recently about the exhaustion many of us are experiencing from having to be in back to back online meetings and why using video conferencing tools like Zoom or Google Meet can be extremely tiring. They don’t have to be, though. Here are some ways to manage that fatigue and get the … Continued

Filed under: Adapting to Change, Online Collaboration Tools, Project Management Tools, Remote Work, Technology Solutions, Tips for Working from Home, Using Zoom, Working from Home

Securing Confidential Data While Working From Home

Whether you’re in the office or working from home, you need to be careful about information privacy and data security and follow basic computer security protocol. It starts with developing good habits, so we’ve put together some tips on how to make sure you can work securely and safely with confidential data.  Paying Attention to … Continued

Filed under: Data Security, Helping Employees, Privacy and Security, Remote Work, Technology Solutions, Tips for Working from Home, Working from Home, Working with Confidential Data

Mental Health Week 2020: Taking Care of Yourself While Working from Home

This week, May 4 -10 2020, doesn’t just include Star Wars Day and Cinco de Mayo; it’s also the Canadian Mental Health Association’s (CMHA) annual Mental Health Week. The theme this year is “social connection” and during this week, the CMHA is encouraging people to #GetReal about how they feel. Looking after your mental health … Continued

Filed under: Adapting to Change, Mental Health Support, Mental Health Week, Remote Work, Tips for Working from Home, Using Slack, Working from Home

Free Beginner’s Guide to Remote Work eLearning Course

A lot of people are struggling with working remotely as they adjust to the current pandemic. That’s why we’ve pooled our experience and knowledge as a 100 percent remote company to build a FREE elearning course to help anyone trying to work from home for the first time.  This roughly 20-minute, highly interactive course focuses … Continued

Filed under: Adapting to Change, Business Benefits of Remote Work, Free eLearning Course, Helping Employees, Remote Work, Tips for Working from Home, Working from Home

Top 5 Essential Tools for Remote Work

Everyone is scrambling to get set up to work from home. There are some essential tools that can help you make this process easier. We’ve broken down the top 5 tools and apps we think you might need, including what we use at our 100% remote company, as well as alternatives and some bonus tools. … Continued

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Quick Tips for Mastering Remote Work

As many of us start to adjust to having to work from home, it can be hard to know where to start to ensure the most efficient, least stressful set up that helps you stay on track with your deliverables. We’re a 100% remote company, so we’ve got tried and tested methods and tools for … Continued

Filed under: Best Meeting Schedulers, Best Time Tracking Apps, Best Videoconferencing Tools, Online Collaboration Tools, Project Management Tools, Remote Work, Tips for Working from Home, Using Asana, Using Slack, Using Whiteboarding Tools, Using Zoom, Working from Home

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